The Columbia-Montour Area Vocational Technical School is searching for the School’s next Administrative Director.  Located in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, CMAVTS is a comprehensive 9-12 CTC which serves the seven school districts located in Columbia and Montour counties.  The school seeks an effective leader who embraces Career and Technical Education, and has the character and skills to maintain and grow a system that provides a high-quality education for approximately 650 students annually.  The successful candidate must demonstrate experience in, and understanding of:

  • Career and Technical Education and the mandates required under Act 339
  • Curriculum design, instructional pedagogy, educational leadership
  • The procurement/utilization of current technology that will drive meaningful Vocational and Academic experiences
  • Maintaining effective Joint Operating Committee/Superintendent/Director relationships
  • The processes related to school budgeting and finance, including grant procurement, specifically, those with a direct relationship to the BCTE
  • Building productive relationships with administrators, staff, students and the community
  • The educational climate in Pennsylvania, which is necessary to navigate the academic, legal and regulatory environment
  • The delivery of vocational, academic, extracurricular and adult learner  programs
  • A  mindset that invites collaboration with stakeholders and an intentional approach to synthesizing the voices of others into the direction of the school
  • Strategies to inspire a school community through articulating visionary leadership, strategic planning and effective interpersonal engagement
  • Prioritizing the stewardship and full utilization of all taxpayer-sponsored  resources along with the procurement of alternative sources of revenue

Minimum of five years administrative experience (CTC experience preferred), Pennsylvania Director of Vocational Education certification, and Master’s Degree required. Salary negotiable and will be competitive based on training and experience.

Send letter of intent, resume, PA Standard teaching application, certification, three letters of reference, Act 34, Act 114 and Act 151 clearances, and any additional supporting materials to:

CMAVTS Director Search
Attn:  Mr. Tony Lylo, Board Secretary
5050 Sweppenheiser Drive
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Deadline is 28 February 2020 or until position is filled.

Printable application and clearance forms are available at www.cmvt.us

Columbia-Montour AVTS is seeking applicants for the following positions

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Instructor

Full time, permanent position to begin as soon as possible.  Applicants must be EPA certified and possess an understanding of and the ability to teach all aspects of plumbing, heating, heat pumps, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and trade related electrical competencies.  The successful candidate must be able to relate well with high-school aged students, work independently and prepare lessons based upon a prescribed curriculum. The candidate must have at least four years paid work experience in HVACR.  Prior teaching is helpful, but not necessary.  Must be willing to complete necessary coursework to earn vocational teaching certification, or currently possess a Teaching Certificate.  (PA Standard Teaching Application Required)


Long Term Physical Education Substitute for the 2019-2020 school year with an anticipated start date of April 14, 2020.  (PA Standard Teaching Application Required)


Two Part-Time, Permanent Cafeteria Helpers to begin immediately.  (181 days per year)

One is a 4 hour per day position and one is a 5 hour per day position.

The job duties include but are not limited to cooking and serving food, working the dish room, and operating the cash register.  Pay is $8.60 per hour / no benefits.  (Non-Instructional Application Required)


The Columbia-Montour AVTS is opening all Fall and Winter 2020-2021 coaching positions. 

Open positions include:

Cheer: (1) Head Coach, (1) Assistant Coach
Football: (1) Head Coach, (5) Assistant Coaches
Soccer: (1) Head Coach (1) Assist Soccer Coach
Cross Country: (1) Head Coach (1) Assistant Coach
Wrestling: (1) Head Coach (1) Assistant Coach
Girls Basketball: (1) Head Coach (1) Assistant Coach
Boys Basketball: (1) Head Coach (1) Assistant Coach
Bowling: (1) Head Coach (1) Assistant Coach

New applicants should submit the following:

  • Coaching Application which can be found at  http://cmvt.us/docs/CoachingApp.pdf
  • PA State Police Clearance (Act 34)
  • Child Abuse Clearance (Act 151)
  • FBI Fingerprint Clearance (Act 114)
  • Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Form(s)
  • School Employee Health Form (Physical and TB test)
  • PDE-6004 Arrest/Conviction Form

*Incumbent coaches/volunteer coaches should submit a letter of intent if they desire to remain in their current position.
** Deadline is March 20th, 2020

Pre-employment Paperwork Requirements:

  • PA State Police Clearance (Act 34)
  • Child Abuse Clearance (Act 151)
  • FBI Fingerprint Clearance (Act 114)
  • School Personnel Health Form (Physical and TB test)
  • PDE 6004 Form (Act 24)
  • Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Form(s) (Act 168)

Send cover letter, resume, required application and other credentials to: 
David J. Bacher, Administrative Director
Columbia-Montour AVTS
5050 Sweppenheiser Drive
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

    (570) 784-8040

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.
For further information, call the Director’s Office at 570-784-8040, ext. 3322.

Printable application and clearance forms are available at www.cmvt.us.